Newsletter - September 2019

Upcoming Guild Events

Lawrence Art Guild September Meeting
Monday, September 16, 2019

6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Lawrence Public Library Auditorium

All Member Show
November 29, 2019 – January 24, 2020

Cider Gallery, Lawrence KS
Final Friday Reception:  November 29, 2019
Application and Registration Form to follow

Holiday Art Fair
December 7, 2019

Lawrence Art Center, Lawrence KS
Application and Registration Form to follow



The Guild’s September 2019 September Monthly Meeting will be held in the Lawrence Public Library Auditorium (not our usual meeting room).


Thank you everyone for handing in your Event Review last year and as a result some changes have taken place.  Thanks for your input, help, and understanding. The Guild’s Annual Holiday Art Fair will be at the Lawrence Art Center on December 7, 2019.  New to our schedule is set up time the evening before event. The LAC has scheduled time from 7 pm to 9 pm on Friday evening December 6 for those wanting to start setting up their booth space.  Day of the event (December 7) set up will be from 7 am to 9 am – doors will open to artists at 7 am. The HAF hours will be from 9 am to 5 pm.  Take down time from 5 pm to 6:30 pm. Entry fee changes noted in the application.  Booth space will have the permanent addition of the use of a classroom on the second floor.



Thank you to Deena Amont (Art Teacher, Lawrence High School) for the nomination to the Kansas Art Education Association. As a result of our monetary donations to help support the high school art program, Deena requested information from the Guild for the nomination for one of the 2019/2020 Outstanding Art Enhancers from the Kansas Art Education Association. I am thrilled to announce that the Lawrence Art Guild was selected as one of three Outstanding Art Enhancers for 2019-2020 Year.  The award highlights the Guilds understanding of the value of including art in a well-rounded education. We thank Deena Amont and the Kansas Art Education Association for the recognition award. And, thank you to all members for being a part of the Guild and helping to make this happen.


The Lawrence Art Guild Website is up and running while we work on the fine tuning! Check it out at:  


Partnering with Black Stag Brewery, here is an opportunity to show your art work. If you are interested in showing work at Black Stag Brewery please let me know. In July we had our first show with works by Robbin Loomis.  The Brewery had on schedule an artist for August so we resume our shows of Guild artists with the September Final Friday (FF) opening. Schedule follows and there is an opening for the November FF opening. Remember the show runs from the Final Friday of a month until a week before the next Final Friday of the next month. Members scheduled for 2019:

September 2019 – Alan Collins
October 2019 – Maria Martin
November 2019 – OPEN
December 2019 – Cindy Berry

Happy September and See You at the Meeting on Monday, September 16!

Thank You.

Lawrence Art Guild, P.O. Box 1357, Lawrence, KS  66044, 785-338-6695

Board Members: Maria S. Martin, President; Dennis Hayward, Vice President; 
Linda Baranski, Treasurer and Membership Coordinator